121.03  CLERK OF COUNCIL.
   (a)   There is hereby created the position of Clerk of Council, who shall be appointed by a majority of Council members, at its first or second meeting at the start of the Council term in January 2010 and then each term thereafter.  Should the majority of the members of Council not approve the candidate selected for appointment then the Council President shall appoint an interim Clerk until such time as an appointment can be made by a majority vote.  The Clerk shall serve at the pleasure of Council during the term and may be removed by a vote of a majority of the members of Council.  The Clerk of Council shall attend all regular and special meetings of Council; shall keep the Council journal; shall prepare its minutes and be the custodian of all resolutions, ordinances, motions and other action passed or adopted by Council, and all papers or other documents kept by Council; shall serve or cause to be served all notices required by law to be served; shall post or publish or cause to be posted or published all ordinances, resolutions and action of the Council required to be published or posted; and shall perform such other duties as may be imposed or requested by Council.  The Clerk shall furnish the Mayor and each member of Council with a copy of the minutes of all Council meetings and a current compilation of matters pending before Council, within five days after the date of such meetings.  The Clerk shall prepare, with the advice of the President of Council, an agenda of the business proposed to be transacted at any Council meeting, and shall cause a copy thereof to be delivered to each member of Council and the Mayor, and publicly posted, not later than forty-eight hours before the scheduled meeting time.  No matter not included in the docket or otherwise called to the attention of all members of Council, at least twenty-four hours before the meeting, shall be submitted to Council for final action without the consent of a two-thirds majority of Council elected thereto.  If the Clerk is unable to attend any meeting, an Acting Clerk of Council shall be designated by the President or, in his absence, by the presiding member of Council.
(Ord. 2008-8.  Passed 1-17-08.)
   (b)   The compensation to be paid the Council Clerk for the performance of duties shall be determined by Council.  (Ord. 1965-59.  Passed 6-3-65.)
   (c)   The Clerk shall receive all the benefits and shall be subject to all employment policies and practices as all other administrative (non-union) employees generally of the City, as directed by and under the supervision of the Council President.
(Ord. 2008-8.  Passed 1-17-08.)